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Sarcopenia: revised European consensus on definition and diagnosis
Abstract Background in 2010, the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP) published a sarcopenia definition that aimed to foster advances in identifying and caring for peopleExpand
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Bone histomorphometry: Standardization of nomenclature, symbols, and units: Report of the asbmr histomorphometry nomenclature committee
RACTITIONERS OF BONE HISTOMORPHOMETRY communicate P with each other in a variety of arcane languages, which in general are unintelligible to those outside the field. Many in the bone and mineralExpand
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The diagnosis of osteoporosis
VER THE YEARS many definitions of osteoporosis have been 0 offered to describe variously the outcome events (fragility fractures), the process giving rise to porous bones, or the resultant diminutionExpand
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Assessment of fracture risk and its application to screening for postmenopausal osteoporosis: Synopsis of a WHO report
  • J. Kanis
  • Medicine
  • Osteoporosis International
  • 1 November 1994
The criteria required for an effective screening strategy for osteoporosis are largely met in Caucasian women. The disease is common and readily diagnosed by the measurement of bone mineral withExpand
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Osteoporosis in the European Union: medical management, epidemiology and economic burden
SummaryThis report describes the epidemiology, burden, and treatment of osteoporosis in the 27 countries of the European Union (EU27).IntroductionOsteoporosis is characterized by reduced bone massExpand
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FRAX™ and the assessment of fracture probability in men and women from the UK
SummaryA fracture risk assessment tool (FRAX™) is developed based on the use of clinical risk factors with or without bone mineral density tests applied to the UK.IntroductionThe aim of this studyExpand
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Diagnosis of osteoporosis and assessment of fracture risk
The diagnosis of osteoporosis centres on the assessment of bone mineral density (BMD). Osteoporosis is defined as a BMD 2.5 SD or more below the average value for premenopausal women (T score < -2.5Expand
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Standardized nomenclature, symbols, and units for bone histomorphometry: A 2012 update of the report of the ASBMR Histomorphometry Nomenclature Committee
Before publication of the original version of this report in 1987, practitioners of bone histomorphometry communicated with each other in a variety of arcane languages, which in general wereExpand
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European guidance for the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women
SummaryGuidance is provided in a European setting on the assessment and treatment of postmenopausal women at risk of fractures due to osteoporosis.IntroductionThe International OsteoporosisExpand
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Body mass index as a predictor of fracture risk: A meta-analysis
Low body mass index (BMI) is a well-documented risk factor for future fracture. The aim of this study was to quantify this effect and to explore the association of BMI with fracture risk in relationExpand
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